Cloud technologies have given businesses access to far more tools than they have had in the past. Part of this is thanks to an approach known as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). Let’s take a closer look at SaaS to see how it can be so helpful to small and medium-sized businesses.
Shadow IT is the moniker for applications that employees download that aren’t vetted for use on an organization’s networks. While IT administrators have universally demeaned the use of unsanctioned software for use on company networks due to potential vulnerabilities that come with these applications, some organizations are rolling back their shadow IT policies. Why?
From their clients and customers, to their vendors, to other businesses they work with, the average business has a lot of contacts they need to manage - which is why a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) application is so valuable.
Everyone in a business has set responsibilities that they need to fulfill, one major one being proper security maintenance. A failure to uphold this responsibility could have serious consequences, including the very real potential of a security...
I recently read a statement from the National Security Agency (NSA) expressing concerns over the risks and vulnerabilities that come with running unpatched versions of older Windows operating systems.
Businesses that have been around the block a time or two may have discovered specific software titles that yield little-to-no results. Some might even be security risks that you simply aren’t willing to expose your data to.
The free or cheap software...